PhD Economics 2017 University of Warwick Click here for link to PhD thesis
MSc Economics 2011 London School of Economics
BSc Mathematics and Economics 2008 London School of Economics

Research Interests

  • Behavioural economics; economic psychology; judgement and decision making; experimental economics
  • Consumer psychology
  • Health and well-being
  • Personality


  • Ocean, N., Howley, P., Ensor, J. (2019). Lettuce be happy: A longitudinal UK study on the relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption and well-being. Social Science & Medicine.

Working Papers

  • Howley, P., Waqas, M., Ocean, N. Open minds, open borders: How identity and personality affect the relationship between immigration and mental well-being.
  • Ocean, N. Do people implicitly adjust for extreme online review score bias when evaluating the quality of a good?
  • Ocean, N. What determines how individuals prioritise the four ONS aspects of well-being?
  • Ocean, N. Personality mismatch and worker well-being.

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